With a few hours left to live, dying Vietnam veteran chose to spend his last moments with his beloved horses.
The pungent flowers native in Indonesia are also known as Amorphophallus titanum, which means "misshapen giant penis."
Following heavy rain fall, the unusual speed of rising floodwater claimed lives and damaged properties in Palestine, Texas, affecting 18,000 residents
A new fossil fish found among a collection displayed at Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas, Texas, boasted some interesting characteristics, including a rotund tuna-like body and "hook-shaped sail" on its back.
A new species of toothy pterosaurs named Cimoliopterus dunni sheds light on the evolution of these flying reptiles. However, its closest relatives are from England, suggesting the prehistoric animals were able to "island hop" as the North Atlantic Ocean widened during the Cretaceous.
Kissing bugs have spread to parts of Florida and other parts of the southern U.S., the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns. Here are five fast facts about the bloodsucking critters and the disease they carry.
Newly discovered fossils indicate that giant sharks swam throughout ancient oceans 170 million years earlier than researchers previously thought.
Kissing bugs, also known as assassin bugs, carry a parasite linked to a disease that threatens the heart and GI tract. A recent study found that Texans may now be at a higher risk of being infected.
In resistance that was first noted in Israel in the late 1990s, lice are increasingly immune to certain common over-the-counter treatments.
The fossilized remains of a gigantic, 20-foot shark - the size of a two-story building and over 100 million years old - have been unearthed in Texas.
Fracking is most likely to blame for earthquakes occurring near Azle, Texas, from late 2013 through spring 2014, according to new research.
The famous Alamo, the site of a historic battle during the Texas Revolution, is slowly fading away - at least, its well-known west entrance is, according to a new study.
The world's largest bat colony has just recently been saved from a San Antonio land developer thanks to efforts from conservation groups, Nature Conservancy announced Friday, ensuring the protection of vital habitat, including the well-known Bracken Bat Cave.
Elon Musk and Governor Rick Perry broke ground in south Texas today, marking the start of construction for the world's first commercial spaceport.